SIT735 - Communications Network Security

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Assumed knowledge: Computer networks
Prerequisite:

From 2021: SIT716

For students enrolled in S778, S779: Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour face-to-face workshop per week.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 1 hour online seminar per fortnight.

Note:

The Cloud Campus offering of this unit uses the FutureLearn online learning platform. Learn more about studying through FutureLearn.

Content

SIT735 provides students with theoretical knowledge and practical training in information security for application in communication networks. Students will explore concepts and issues pertaining to network security, and examine methods and technologies for securing communications systems using network security standards. Students will assess threat models and vulnerabilities of communication networks and their corresponding defence mechanisms.

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